The will (dated Nov. 26, 1874), with a codicil (dated Oct. 14, 1878), of Mr. Thomas Robinson, late of Edenhurst, Sevenoaks, Kent, who died on May 13 last, was proved on June 27 by Joseph Charles Robinson and Arthur Frank Robertson, the sons, the executors, the value of the personal estate exceeding £27,000. The testator leaves his jewellery between his children; £3000 and all his furniture, household effects, horses and carriages to his wife; and the residue of his real and personal estate, upon trust, for his wife for life, she maintaining and educating sons under twenty-one, and daughters under that age and while they remain spinsters; if his wife marries again she is to receive one moiety of the income, and, subject thereto, such residue is to be divided between all his children in equal shares. The provision made for his wife is declared to be in addition to that made for her by settlement.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2258—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, August 12, 1882, p.184